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Fun with Chinese Knotting: Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents

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Detailed instructions, clear diagrams and lovely color photographs combine to make craft book andlt;iandgt;Fun with Chinese Knottingandlt;/iandgt; both attractive and usefuland#8212;displaying the many creative uses these decorative knots can have, and the great variety of materials used to make them. This delightful book is sure to be a rich source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere. The art of Chinese knotting or macrame, has a surprisingly contemporary appeal, author artist Chen focuses on the decorative uses of Chinese knots to create your own personal fashion accessories which include:andlt;ulandgt;andlt;liandgt; Hair ornamentsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Earringsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Necklacesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Pendantsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Broochesandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Beltsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Bracelets and ankletsandlt;/liandgt;andlt;liandgt; Accents that may be added to items of clothingandlt;/liandgt;andlt;/ulandgt;Chinese knots are attractive and alluring along with being an Asian craft that is relatively easy to learn. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposesand#8212;to record events, to fish and hunt, to wrap and tie items, as ornamental works of art, and even to communicate, andlt;iandgt;Fun with Chinese Knottingandlt;/iandgt; will allow readers to create something for anyone.

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With over 38 million Americans knitting and crocheting, and the popularity of handicrafts still on the rise, Fun with Chinese Knotting is sure to find a large and eager audience

Synopsis:

The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.

In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesùhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsùand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

Synopsis:

The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;Fun with Chinese Knottingandlt;/iandgt;, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesuhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsuand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

About the Author

andlt;Bandgt;Lydia Chenandlt;/Bandgt; is a leading authority on traditional Chinese decorative knotting. She has taught knotting at colleges, held many exhibitions of her work both at home and abroad, and authored a number of books on the art of Chinese knotting.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Origins and History

Basic Techniques

123 Fashion Ideas

More Advanced Knots

135 Ways to Apply Knots

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804836784
Subtitle:
Making Your Own Fashion Accessories and Accents
Author:
Chen, Lydia
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Subject:
General
Subject:
General Crafts & Hobbies
Subject:
Crafts-General
Subject:
Jewelry
Subject:
chinese knotting; chinese fashion; fashion; chinese jewelry; jewelry
Subject:
Chinese Knotting ; Chinese knots ; craft book
Subject:
art ; Lydia Chen ; Asian craft ;
Subject:
earrings ; necklaces ; pendants ; brooches ; belts ; bracelets
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paperback
Series:
No Series
Publication Date:
20140204
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
135 projects; 2-color diagrams of techni
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in 34 oz

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"Synopsis" by ,
With over 38 million Americans knitting and crocheting, and the popularity of handicrafts still on the rise, Fun with Chinese Knotting is sure to find a large and eager audience
"Synopsis" by , The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.

In Fun with Chinese Knotting, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesùhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsùand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.

"Synopsis" by , The art of knotting is an old and revered part of Chinese life. Used for a variety of practical and decorative purposes over the centuries, Chinese knotwork is intricate and full of magnificent color combinations that lend elegance to everyday objects.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In andlt;iandgt;Fun with Chinese Knottingandlt;/iandgt;, author Lydia Chen focuses on Chinese knots as fashion accessoriesuhair ornaments, earrings, necklaces, pendants, brooches, belts, bracelets and ankletsuand as accents on clothing. Detailed instructions, clear diagrams, and beautiful color photographs illustrating the creative use of Chinese knots and the variety of materials used make this book attractive, useful and a source of inspiration for craftspeople everywhere.
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